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Health Action Champions Program
A cost-effective strategy to develop internal health leaders and create an enduring culture of health for your employees.
The Health Action Champions Program is tailor-made for companies with employees in multiple locations. Health Action trains your employees to be onsite health ambassadors. Building on years’ of experience training and developing community health workers, we develop your employee leaders’ skills and provide ongoing support. Health leaders communicate key health messages to their peers. Health Action gives your employees preparation in presenting health information, encouraging and supporting healthy changes, and linking coworkers with resources. Health Action gives the company health leaders ongoing support as they develop their role and personal styles.
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Health Tips Blog
Bring a list or a bag with all your medicines (including over the counter drugs and herbal supplements) when you go to your medical appointments, the pharmacy, or the hospital Ask your pharmacist and clinician questions about your medicines. Get all your prescriptions from the same pharmacy. Ask your pharmacist about interactions among your medications. […]
The typical U.S. diet has 3400 mg of salt, while 1500 mg is the recommended amount. Sodium in the salt can raise blood pressure, increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, and weaken the kidneys. While the salt shaker provides some of our salt, 75% of sodium in our food comes from canned and[…]
Losing 10 pounds can mean one less blood pressure medication, a decrease in LDL (the bad one) cholesterol of 40 points, a 20% decreased risk of stroke, and of course, the need for new clothes. Try one of these heart-healthy recipes.
Here is a great tool to calculate the distance and calories burned for your walk, run, or bike route: http://www.mapmyrun.com/ , find routes others have mapped out, track your progress, and track your food intake. Also, you can enroll in one of the website’s cyber challenges for fitness.
If something were to happen to you and you could not make medical decisions for yourself, what are your wishes? It is never too soon to designate your medical surrogate and have a living will. You can complete these forms and have two people witness you signing them. Give a copy to the person you[…]
Positive thinking and optimism are linked to good health. Build your positive thinking by giving thanks- tell others what you are grateful for. Stay physically and mentally active and look forward to each day, month, season, year. Counting your blessings is good for you.
You don’t need to buy anything special for healthy living. Here is a straightforward, easy-to-follow 12-point guide to healthy living. How many are you already doing? Eat well. Fruits, vegetables, fiber, low fat including fat-free milk. Limit fried foods and sodas. Enjoy your body in motion. Find exercise that you enjoy, like dancing, walking,[…]
Bears, gators, and other Florida stresses: Dr. Nancy writes on how to control the stresses and not let them control you.
It’s that time of year again. Time to agonize over what gifts to give the people in your life. Why not give gifts to inspire health in the people you care about? And maybe cactuses and cookies for the others? Ah, with all the noise out there, what would be the right thing? Here is[…]